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Washington State Clinic

November 21, 2020 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

$30 – $115

The NSCA wants to assure you that your health, safety and well-being is our highest priority. We have determined it best to change the format to a virtual event via Zoom.

Hosted by:
David Suprak, PhD, CSCS


8:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Online Check-in
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Welcome and Introduction
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM
Programming Principles for Sports Performance
by Damien Fisher, MS, CSCS
Primary objectives
1. Introduce a system of principles for the development of a comprehensive year-round physical preparation plan.
2. Give a clear example of how to apply this system to the creation of a preparation program.
3. Provide data that shows the potential effectiveness of this system.
4. Discuss limitations and potential improvements.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Training From the Ground Up
by Dale Cannavan, PhD, CSCS,*D
1. Identify bones, joints and landmarks of the foot
2. Be able to identify different foot structures (pes planus to pes cavus)
3. Determine self-foot structure
4. Explore the foots impact on lower body mechanics
5. Explore the Windlass mechanism and it’s role in location
6. Explore activities and exercises specific to foot type

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
General vs Specific In-Season Training for Footballers (Soccer): Literature Review & Training Recommendations
by JuanCarlos Perez, MS, CSCS, RSCC
This presentation will discuss general vs specific training in the context of sport, and practical recommendations on how program.

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Lunch Break
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Benefits and Techniques of Performing the Olympic Lifts with Dumbbells
by Allen Hedrick, MA, CSCS,*D, RSCC*E, FNSCA
In this session we will discuss the unique benefits dumbbells provide in the training programs of athletes. Following that we will describe how dumbbells can be programmed into the workout plan for athletes in a variety of sports for all ages and abilities. Finally we will demonstrate, and participants will have the opportunity to join in, as we progress through a variety of Olympic lifts performed with dumbbells.

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Strategy for the Successful Remote Coach
by Alex Harrison, PhD, CSCS
1. Building business: volume first.
2. Retaining clients: response time and follow-through!
3. Serving clients well: Compassion, caring, and providing value.
4. Specific challenges to remote coaching: interpersonal connection, exercise technical execution.
5. Specific advantages to remote coaching: efficiency, volume, time-management, quality of info.

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
The Psychology of Injury
by Jessyca Arthur-Cameselle, EdD
At the end of the presentation, attendees will understand:
– the psychological factors that put athletes and exercisers at risk for injury and re-injury
– common psychological reactions to injury, including maladaptive behaviors that can be triggered by injury
– the effects that psychological interventions can have on recovery and treatment for injury

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM
Question/Answer Session with Speaker Panel
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM


November 21, 2020
8:15 am - 4:30 pm
$30 – $115